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Greentrike Partners to Raise Funds for an International Campaign Helping Children Improve Reading Comprehension

November 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Greentrike announces a partnership with local nonprofit Peace Works United for a collaborative effort to raise funds in support of reading comprehension for children. The Read Well Challenge is a campaign that will support the Tacoma-George Sister City Committee with the goal of purchasing personalized books for 400 young [...]

King 5 Features Children’s Museum at JBLM

October 5th, 2021|Comments Off on King 5 Features Children’s Museum at JBLM

Friends from King 5 visit the Children's Museum at JBLM to feature Greentrike's second museum on Evening. Watch the segment for a tour of the Museum's playscapes and to learn more about the first community funded children's museum on a military installation.

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Greentrike Turns Two

October 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Greentrike Turns Two

Greentrike, the nonprofit organization with the mission to honor children and champion play, celebrates its second anniversary this week.  Greentrike spent the past year pedaling through difficult unfamiliar terrain while reaching huge milestones of learning and growth. During year two, Greentrike emerged from the pandemic by opening a second museum, [...]

Gold Star Community Program Award!

January 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Gold Star Community Program Award!

We’re honored to say Greentrike has been awarded the Gold Star Community Program Award! The Tacoma Public Schools Partnership Office instituted a Gold Star Community Partner Award to recognize and thank amazing partners who go above and beyond in supporting student success. Greentrike was selected as the recipient for the Gold Star [...]

Whole Child Day Camp continuing through summer!

June 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Whole Child Day Camp continuing through summer!

Good news! Due to popular demand, Greentrike is continuing its partnership with Metro Parks, YMCA, and Boys & Girls Clubs to extend Whole Child Day Camp through the summer! Watch for registration information soon.

How Do We Speak With Children? Podcast

May 4th, 2020|Comments Off on How Do We Speak With Children? Podcast

Our podcast, The Center, has a new episode! In this episode, we ask: how do we speak with children? We sit down with Greentrike's Learning Experiences Director Alyssa Tongue, and find out about the science, the practice, and the reality of speaking and sitting with children. Transcription below: SHAUN (narrating): [...]

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COVID-19 Update for Play to Learn

March 11th, 2020|Comments Off on COVID-19 Update for Play to Learn

Update: Please visit our page designated for up-to-date information for COVID-19 closure and program changes.  Our highest priority is the safety of our visitors and friends who participate in our programs, and visit our spaces. This includes staying healthy after visiting our museum or one of our programs. With recent [...]

Healthy Practices

March 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Healthy Practices

We want all visitors and guests of our programs to be safe, and healthy after they play at Children's Museum of Tacoma, at our Play to Learn classes, or any of our programs. To insure this, we ask that all guests, adults and children alike, wash their hands before entering [...]

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The Center : a podcast by Greentrike

February 21st, 2020|Comments Off on The Center : a podcast by Greentrike

We are excited to announce and share our first four episodes of The Center - a podcast produced by The Muse: A Children's Center staff and students. The children, and our host Shaun, discuss what it means to be a friend, and how to pretend, and even share some spooky [...]

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